Bitcoin’s short-term rally came to a halt and the prices are once again moving in a sideways trend and the price candles are arranged to form a pattern that might break out soon.
The current price of Bitcoin at the time of writing was at $3,556, with a market cap of $63 billion. The 24-hour trade volume of BTC was at $6.1 billion. Most of the trade volume comes from Bitcoin perpetual contracts from BitMEX exchange via trade pair BTC/USD.
The one-hour chart for BTC shows an uptrend that extends from $3,366 to $3,577 while there is no clear downtrend seen for now. The support at $3,366 is holding fine, while the resistance points at $3,564 and $3,577 were being tested at press time.
The Parabolic SAR markers are signifying a bearish trend for BTC prices at the moment. There are no reversal signals being indicated as of now.
The MACD indicator shows a collapsed position, as the MACD and the signal lines are both below the zero lines. The aforementioned lines show the possibility of a crossover soon.
The Relative Strength Index shows a recovering RSI line. The momentum is favoring the sellers and not the buyers.
The one-day chart shows a clear and dominant downtrend that ranges from $9,800 to $3,613 while there are no signs of an uptrend. BTC prices, in the longer time frames, are bouncing between supports $3,189 and $4,111. The long-term resistance can be seen holding at $7,641.
The Aroon indicator shows exhaustion of the uptrend in play as the green line is falling down. This indicates a change in trend.
The Stochastic indicator shows an ongoing bearish crossover i..e, a bearish pressure on BTC prices.
The Chaikin Money Flow indicator has attained equilibrium as it is seen at the 50-line, at the time of writing. This signifies equal money flowing into and out of the market.
The SAR, MACD, and RSI all indicate a bearish momentum in play for BTC prices. The one-day chart for BTC shows a rather neutral to bearish pressure as indicated by Aroon, Stochastic, and CMF indicators.
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Litecoin [LTC] smashes $100 valuation for the second time this year
Litecoin [LTC] posted massive gains and came out as the biggest winner among altcoins as the week came to an end. The digital coin led the altcoin pack towards another bull run.
The latest pump, however, drove the crypto-asset’s price over $100-mark for the second time this year. Subsequently, the silver coin took over EOS to secure its position as the fifth largest crypto-asset by market cap.
As the crypto market started embracing green, many analysts in the space are of the opinion that the “altseason is upon us”. With the latest upswing, LTC became the fourth coin in the top ten with a three-digit valuation after Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH], and Bitcoin Cash [BCH].
At press time, the coin was priced at $103.4 after surging by 7.93% over the last 24 hours. LTC registered a market cap of $6.40 billion and a 24-hour trading volume of $6.14 billion. Additionally, the digital coin rallied by 17.52% over the past week.
Litecoin was trading highest on Coineal via the trading pair LTC/BTC, accounting for a volume of 11.98%. The crypto-asset exchange was followed by EXX, which held 8.48% of the trading volume via LTC/USDT.
The upcoming Litecoin second halving event, scheduled for August 2019, and institutional adoption of the crypto were attributed to the series of bull domination this year.
Litecoin crashed soon after June 2018 and hit the lowest point at $30 earlier this year. The coin’s market recovery was resisted by bears as it was juggling within the range of $85-$90 before breaking the much-anticipated $100-mark.
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